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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Nikita Vakil, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Vakil, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Nikita Vakil to our clinical family here at Dental Solutions. Dr. Vakil comes to Glastonbury with a wealth of knowledge, a passion for quality dentistry, and an unwavering commitment to her patients.

For the past 10 years, Dr. Vakil has been studying the advancements of and practicing dentistry. She completed a rigorous 5 year program in India followed by 3 years at New York University in the accelerated dental program. Her background includes specialty aesthetics which were honed while practicing in India.

Dr. Vakil's passion for dentistry is not outshined by her classical training in the art of Indian and folk dancing. When she is not creating our vision of the perfect smile, she also enjoys traveling, and reading fiction. Please help us welcome her to the practice!

Ryan Reichelt, DMD

“Oral health is a major component to overall health. It is my commitment to help my patients reach their health goals with compassion and integrity.”

My Mission

“Helping people is my passion, and oral health for all patients is my goal. Taking care of your teeth shouldn’t be a daunting task. I strive to motivate my patients to become active participants in their oral health. My goal is to help my patients lead happy and healthy lives through my dedication to the lifelong continuum of oral health.”

Education

Adelphi University, Bachelor of Science in Biology – Garden City, NY (2011)

Midwestern University, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Downers Grove, IL (2015)

New York Methodist Hospital, General Practice Residency – New York City, NY (2016)

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Reichelt is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. He enjoys taking continuing education courses and is always looking for opportunities to advance his clinical skills and better serve his patients.

Life & Hobbies

Originally from Long Island, Dr. Reichelt has a deep connection to coastal waters. From sailing to wake-boarding to fishing, Dr. Reichelt loves to spend his free time in the water. Long Island is a very special place to this dental professional, and he loves sharing his passion for the area with his friends and family members. Dr. Reichelt also enjoys traveling and is always ready to experience something new.

Patrick Pollak, DMD

“Dentistry is not expensive, neglect is.”

My Mission

To strive for and deliver the highest level of quality dental care for our patients.

Education

Trinity College, Bachelor of Arts – Hartford, CT

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Farmington, CT

Saint Mary’s Hospital, General Practice Residency – Waterbury, CT

Continuing Education

Dr. Pollak is certified in both Invisalign and Lumineers. He is committed to continuing education in order to remain current with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Pollak enjoys swimming, going to comedy clubs, and spending quality time with his two children.